» Discussion Forum
» Stats
Members: 36,657
Threads: 115,864
Posts: 2,590,325
Top Poster: Thande (35,782)
Welcome to our newest member, Sarmatian
» AlternateHistory.com
Welcome to AlternateHistory.com!

Our Discussion Forum is the largest gathering of alternate history fans on the internet.

What is alternate history?

Alternate history is the exercise of looking at the past and asking "what if"? What if some major historical event had gone differently, and how could that have changed the world? Popular "what if" questions that you may have seen in fiction include "what if the Nazis had won the Second World War?" and "what if the South had won the US Civil War?", but it can be just as interesting to think about Aztecs resisting Spanish colonization or a Japan that did not turn its back on the world under the Shogunate. Alternate history is a literary genre, but here we're mainly interested in history itself - and the politics, strategy, culture, and more that define it. We spend most of our time debating our own ideas about history and how it could have gone differently, so this is a community focused on creativity and learning.

For more information about alternate history, see our FAQ.

For a guide to published alternate history fiction, see Uchronia.
» Recent Threads
Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Lady Rosemary Leveson-Gower as Princess of Wales
LeopoldPhilippe
April 16th, 2015 12:01 AM
Today 12:11 AM
by LeopoldPhilippe
7 520
AHC/WI: No Falklands War
vega
April 25th, 2015 04:26 AM
Today 12:06 AM
by vega
7 475
DBWI-Japan nuked instead of Germany
Lost Freeway
Yesterday 10:28 PM
Today 12:06 AM
by usertron2020
8 150
A Jewish Homeland in East Africa
Viriato
March 17th, 2015 01:12 AM
Today 12:04 AM
by bookmark95
168 15,051
AHC: Majority of US Eats Vegan/Healthier Post-WWII
RandomWriterGuy
Yesterday 07:44 PM
Today 12:01 AM
by M79
5 170
Reds fanfic
E. Burke
January 17th, 2015 07:09 PM
Today 12:00 AM
by Mr.E
37 2,698
No Golden Bull of 1356
LeopoldPhilippe
April 25th, 2015 11:42 PM
Yesterday 11:56 PM
by LeopoldPhilippe
1 110
RomaniaWank
Zagan
April 24th, 2015 12:00 AM
Yesterday 11:54 PM
by Zagan
61 1,674
April 1942 Alternate Indian Ocean
Zheng He
February 9th, 2014 08:28 PM
Yesterday 11:52 PM
by Driftless
1,647 229,095
Leo XI: A longer papacy
LeopoldPhilippe
April 23rd, 2015 01:36 AM
Yesterday 11:50 PM
by LeopoldPhilippe
1 86
Land Of Confusion: The Wild Ride of the 2012 IRNA Presidential Election
Chipperback
September 11th, 2012 03:12 AM
Yesterday 11:49 PM
by Turquoise Blue
822 228,479
1993 WTC Bombing succeeds: Effects on 1990s US Politics?
PresidentZinn
Yesterday 11:27 PM
Yesterday 11:47 PM
by Statesman
1 45
The Boyds of Kilmarnock
LeopoldPhilippe
April 25th, 2015 11:50 PM
Yesterday 11:42 PM
by LeopoldPhilippe
1 93
The consequences of an errant shell
johnboy
July 31st, 2014 05:47 AM
Yesterday 11:42 PM
by johnboy
2,444 299,375
TLIAW(II):A Rigged Deck, for a Rigged System
Nofix
April 16th, 2015 04:15 PM
Yesterday 11:38 PM
by Nofix
86 5,517
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC1

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.